Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry Average hourly earnings Average weekly earnings
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)

Total private

$21.59 $21.99 $22.04 $22.10 $727.58 $741.06 $742.75 $744.77

Goods-producing

22.64 23.04 23.11 23.22 935.03 951.55 954.44 958.99

Mining and logging

27.07 27.50 27.69 27.97 1,228.98 1,262.25 1,257.13 1,283.82

Construction

26.12 26.52 26.66 26.76 1,036.96 1,058.15 1,058.40 1,062.37

Manufacturing

20.47 20.80 20.82 20.94 859.74 871.52 874.44 879.48

Durable goods

21.52 21.77 21.78 21.91 914.60 920.87 921.29 926.79

Nondurable goods

18.78 19.23 19.28 19.39 773.74 790.35 798.19 804.69

Private service-providing

21.37 21.77 21.82 21.87 692.39 705.35 709.15 710.78

Trade, transportation, and utilities

19.01 19.28 19.36 19.38 638.74 651.66 654.37 656.98

Wholesale trade

24.27 24.64 24.77 24.83 939.25 958.50 963.55 968.37

Retail trade

15.03 15.26 15.31 15.34 447.89 460.85 462.36 463.27

Transportation and warehousing

20.93 21.24 21.29 21.22 812.08 813.49 819.67 819.09

Utilities

35.53 36.17 36.44 36.25 1,517.13 1,529.99 1,548.70 1,540.63

Information

30.14 30.72 30.86 30.95 1,076.00 1,102.85 1,104.79 1,108.01

Financial activities

26.15 26.49 26.56 26.67 967.55 980.13 982.72 986.79

Professional and business services

25.50 25.98 26.01 26.07 905.25 919.69 923.36 928.09

Education and health services

22.54 22.98 23.00 23.06 725.79 739.96 740.60 742.53

Leisure and hospitality

12.90 13.34 13.35 13.35 321.21 330.83 332.42 331.08

Other services

19.37 19.80 19.85 19.95 600.47 607.86 611.38 614.46

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: August 04, 2017